The Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering at
Macquarie University is offered as a 4-year program.
Engineering at Macquarie is built around a project-based professional development spine, which allows students to gain practical, hands-on experience and collaborate on projects with their fellow students.
Macquarie has close links with public and private sector organisations, such as BAE Systems, Cochlear, Optus and Honeywell, leading to internships and graduate opportunities.
Students have opportunities to get involved in a range of student-led projects, including working with our MQ Speed team and CubeSat group, or participating in FIRST robotics mentoring.
Macquarie is ranked number one in Sydney for overall graduate employment in engineering (QILT, 2017).
The employment rate of Macquarie University is 86.8.
The main concepts of the program are:
Engineering Systems and Design Thinking
Sydney ranked 9th most desirable student city in the world (QS Best Student Cities, 2019)
Sydney ranked 5th safest city in the world (The Economist Intelligence Unit, Safe Cities Index, 2019)
After completing this course, the average salary is 62100 USD.
Other Engineering specializations offered by Macquarie University include:
After completing this, students would be able to work as:
An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. There are different types of visa such as:
Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR).
If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
Students will need the following documentation when applying for a Student visa
A copy of the offer letter
A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.
Student visa holders are able to work up to 40 hours each fortnight while their course is in session.
Students can also work unlimited hours during scheduled course breaks.
Postgraduate Research students are able to work up to 40 hours each fortnight during any preliminary courses. They can work unlimited hours once their master's by research or doctoral degree has started.
Career and Placement after Course
After completing this program students have job opportunities in: